Police officer involved in shooting in Lumberton

A Lumberton police officer was involved in a shooting Tuesday night.

A Lumberton police officer was involved in a shooting on Martin Luther King Drive.

It happened Tuesday evening at the Dollar General at 2505 MLK Drive.

The incident involved one police officer, authorities said. There was no word on the condition of the suspect or the officer.

Police had a pickup in the store's parking lot roped off with crime-scene tape but did not elaborate on specifics.

The State Bureau of Investigation is taking the lead on the investigation.

No other details were immediately available.

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